Judge Stacy Boulware Eurie '95 to Speak at UC Davis Law Commencement

The Honorable Stacy Boulware Eurie, a Sacramento Superior Court judge and a King Hall alumna from the class of 1995, will deliver the keynote address at UC Davis Law’s 2022 commencement on Saturday, May 14. 

Judge Stacy Boulware Eurie '95
Judge Stacy Boulware Eurie '95

The 11 a.m. ceremony at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts also will include remarks from Chancellor Gary S. May, Dean Kevin R. Johnsonfaculty speaker Professor David Horton and student speaker Khrystan Nicole Policarpio ’22. Professors Lisa Ikemoto and Menesh Patel will serve as faculty marshals. 

Appointed to the Superior Court of California in 2007, Boulware Eurie presides over criminal and civil jury trials, as well as California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and civil writs. Before her judicial appointment, Boulware Eurie was the senior assistant attorney general of the Government Law Section of the Office of the California Attorney General. Boulware Eurie’s prior legal practice areas included complex political and constitutional law, governmental affairs, state and federal employment defense, administrative law and criminal defense. 

Boulware Eurie has been an active member of California’s legal community for more than 20 years. She served on the California State Bar Litigation Section’s executive committee, was a board member of the Women Lawyers of Sacramento for more than a decade and is a former Sacramento County Bar Association president. 

Boulware Eurie was an executive member of the Commission on the Future of California’s Court System and is a current member of the California Judicial Council and the California Child Welfare Council, a legislatively created multi-agency advisory body responsible for improving  collaboration among the broad range of agencies that serve children and youth in the child welfare and foster care systems. 

As the Sacramento Superior Court’s presiding juvenile court judge from 2010 to 2018, Boulware Eurie worked with youth and families appearing in both juvenile justice and child welfare cases to protect the child and the public and preserve and strengthen children’s families. In 2014, Boulware Eurie created a nationally recognized trauma-informed and multidisciplinary court docket for youth who had been commercially sexually exploited and consulted with other jurisdictions on how courts can improve their effectiveness in overseeing, serving and supporting this unique and complex population. 

Boulware Eurie received her undergraduate degree from UCLA before attending UC Davis School of Law. 

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